NHS Commissioning Board

Sir Bruce Keogh announces final list of outliers

In response to a request from the Prime Minister, Sir Bruce Keogh (the Medical Director) announced an investigation into hospitals that are persistent outliers on mortality indicators. Sir Bruce identified a number of organisations that had been outliers for two years … Read more → – Sir Bruce Keogh announces final list of outliers

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First mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board published

The Department of Health has today published the first mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board. The Mandate is the means of providing the long term direction for the NHS. It sets a number of key objectives for the NHS and … Read more → – First mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board published

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Launch of NHS Commissioning Assembly set for 14 November 2012

Dame Barbara Hakin has invited the clinical lead (clinical chair or chief clinical officer) from every clinical commissioning group (CCG) to the launch and first annual national event of the NHS Commissioning Assembly on 14 November 2012. Sir David Nicholson … Read more → – Launch of NHS Commissioning Assembly set for 14 November 2012

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Very senior appointments in the NHS Commissioning Board Medical Directorate

Professor Steve Field – Deputy National Medical Director (Health Inequalities) In September 2012, Steve was appointed Deputy National Medical Director – Health Inequalities at the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB). His new role is to provide clinical leadership to support … Read more → – Very senior appointments in the NHS Commissioning Board Medical Directorate

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New NHS Commissioning Board domain directors’ profiles

Professor Sir Mike Richards – Director for Domain One In his new role, Professor Richards will have responsibility for reducing premature mortality across all conditions, and is overseeing the development of a cardiovascular outcomes strategy and a liver strategy. Mike … Read more → – New NHS Commissioning Board domain directors’ profiles

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